Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday began a week-long Kerala Yatra (Kerala tour) in the run-up to the upcoming Assembly election. Before being crowned the Chief Minister, he held vital portfolios including Minister of Electricity and Minister of Co-operatives in the state of Kerala. President of Kerala State Co-operative Bank. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has promised help to the children of the Kerala couple - Rajan and Ambili - who died due to accidental immolation. Pinarayi Vijayan Early life and Education. Who is Pinarayi Vijayan - Know Pinarayi Vijayan profile and brief Biography with fact sheet. (Photo: ANI) There are 89,74,993 voters in the final round, including 42,87,597 men, 46,87,310 women and 86 transgenders, State Election Commission (SEC) V Bhaskaran told ANI. Online education has provided students a good opportunity to gain new skills, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said, adding that it is especially true for older children. The United Democratic Front rejected CM’s allegation and accused the CM of playing the communal card. [5][6], Vijayan was born on 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi village of Malabar district in Madras Presidency, as the youngest son of Koran and Kalyani. “No one will be charged for the vaccine. While addressing a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, CM Pinarayi Vijayan assured no one in the state will be charged for Covid-19 vaccine. Pinarayi was reinstated into the Politburo later.[11]. Within three years, he became a member of the State Secretariat. He went on to become the state secretary and subsequently the state president of KSF. Kochi (Kerala) [India], December 30 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the state government has completed … Became a member of the politburo the CPI(M). [3] A member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), he was the longest-serving secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI(M) from 1998 to 2015. He became the CPI(M) Kerala state secretary in 1998, and remained in the position till 2015. Served as the Minister of Electricity and Minister of Co-operatives in Kerala. Sources close to the education department said the decision will be taken on December 17 after the meeting. M.S. Subsequently, he earned B.A. Vijayan's son has been alleged to have passed out of the School of Communications and Management Studies in Kochi with a 'C' grade—well below the mandatory 50 per cent qualifying marks. Pinarayi Vijayan was born as the youngest son of Maroli Koran and Kalyani on 24thMay 1945. His ministry offered 1,03,361 title deeds for landless people, found 22,000 Hectares for additional paddy cultivation, restored 17182 Kms of waterbodies, distributed 8,500,000 free Handloom School Uniforms, built 45,000 high tech classrooms, ensured 341,293 new student enrolment in Public schools and enlarged 5,000,000 sq.ft. Pettimudy landslip: Govt ready to build houses, ensure education of affected children, says Pinarayi Vijayan Special Correspondent IDUKKI , August 13, 2020 17:41 IST “Today a … Once the changes is done, click on the “Save Changes” option to save the changes. The Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala has written to the State Election Commission alleging that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's … As CPI(M) state secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan demanded that the Catholic Church in Kerala withdraw a controversial pastoral letter. During that period, when communists in Kerala were organising the political activities from different hide-outs, Pinarayi Vijayan was imprisoned for one and a half years. From 1964, he did his Bachelor of Arts studies in Economics. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday began a week-long Kerala Yatra (Kerala tour) in the run-up to the upcoming Assembly election. He completed Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline, GAIL Pipeline project. After his release, Pinarayi Vijayan delivered a legendary speech while waving his blood-stained shirt, pointing to the alleged brutality he faced. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost to everyone in the state. Won the election from Koothuparamba for the third time, defeating P Ramakrishnan of the INC. “No one will be charged for the vaccine. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The ministry had a total of 19 ministers in the Cabinet at the time of swearing in compared to 21 ministers in the previous government. To Start receiving timely alerts please follow the below steps: Keep youself updated with latest News, Videos & Photos of your favorite Politician. Nayanar ministry from 1996 to 1998. Vijayan became Kannur district secretary of the Kerala Students Federation (KSF), which later became the Students Federation of India (SFI). Golwalkar. He was born in a poor family in Kannur district, and completed his schooling from the Peralassery High School. Kerala has become the first state in the country to have high-tech classrooms or high-tech labs in all government-run and aided schools, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday. CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday refused to comment on the controversy over his source of funds to get his son, Vivek Kiran, pursue a Rs 50-lakh MBA course at Birmingham University. Ltd. Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox? Click on the Menu icon of the browser, it opens up a list of options. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote at a polling station in Kannur's Pinarayi. 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In 2020, Vijayan faced heat from various opposition parties after several members of the chief ministers office were accused in the, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 15:03. The resolution was moved in a one-hour special session convened solely to discuss the farmers’ issue and express solidarity with them. He joined the Government Brennen College for pre-university studies. “Today a … New Delhi: A staffer at Kannur International Airport Limited was allegedly dismissed from service for his Facebook post critical of the Kerala government. Vijayan was born on 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi village of Malabar district in Madras Presidency, as the youngest son of Koran and Kalyani. Their five-year-old son Ishan is perhaps Vijayan’s best friend. Their son studied MBA at Brimmingham University and now works in HSBC bank, in Abu Dhabi and daughter Veena, after completing a ten-year long career in the information technology (IT) sector, started an IT company of her own in 2015 in Bangalore. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has announced a slew of welfare measures to herald the second 100-day programme. He became the president of the state committee. He had 14 siblings of which only three survived. Kannur: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will spend 1 week in Kannur from Monday. Won the assembly elections from the Payyannur seat defeating KN Kannoth of the INC. Pinarayi Vijayan was born as the youngest son of Maroli Koran and Kalyani on 24 th May 1945. Elected to the Kannur district committee of CPI(M). Thiruvananthapuram: COVID-19 vaccine will be made available free of cost to all people in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday. [12][5][6] Vijayan held the charge of Home Affairs & Vigilance Departments along with the other portfolios normally held by the Chief Ministers, and not mentioned elsewhere. Here click on the “Privacy & Security” options listed on the left hand side of the page. Following the 2016 Legislative Assembly election, Pinarayi Vijayan became the Chief Minister of Kerala. He was elected the state secretary of the CPI(M) for Kerala. He had 14 siblings of which only three survived. [7][8], He is married to Kamala Vijayan and has two children, T Veena and Vivek Kiran. He will return to Thiruvananthapuram only after casting his vote … He was the Minister for Electric power and Co-operatives in the E.K. Under the state government’s high-tech classroom scheme, 16,027 schools from primary to higher secondary level have been equipped with 3.74 lakh digital gadgets, according to the project document. Pinarayi Vijayan (born 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi) [2] is an Indian politician who is the current Chief Minister of Kerala, serving since 25 May 2016. Veena is married to Suneesh, an advocate in Thiruvananthapuram. Vijayan is free from the usual ailments such as diabetes and hypertension, thanks to his healthy and punctual lifestyle, Veena says. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has called a high-level meeting which will be attended by General Education Minister C Raveendranath and department officials. Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. Kerala local body polls: Opposition UDF has filed a complaint with the State Election Commission against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan alleging violation of election code of conduct. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday moved a resolution in the state Assembly and attacked the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre over the three contentious central farm laws against which farmers are agitating in Delhi. He eventually joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. Rural SP Ashok Kumar will also submit his report that verifies whether the police had lapsed on their side in dealing with the incident. CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday refused to comment on the controversy over his source of funds to get his son, Vivek Kiran, pursue a Rs 50-lakh MBA course at Birmingham University. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost to everyone in the state. After successfully completing his schooling from Pinarayi Saradavilasam Lower Primary School and Peralassery High School, Pinarayi Vijayan worked as a handloom weaver for a year. The state’s general education sector is now ‘fully digital’, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan declared on Monday, claiming to have spruced up over 16, He became a member of the Kannur district secretariat for CPI(M). Image Courtesy: Pinarayi Vijayan's Twitter As part of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government’s efforts to revamp general education facilities in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday inaugurated 34 new school buildings in different constituencies. The classes are likely to begin in January first week. Sources close to the education department said the decision will be taken on December 17 after the meeting. Won his first Kerala Assembly elections from the Koothuparamba constituency, defeating Thayath Raghavan of the PSP. CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s free-vaccine pledge has opposition crying foul. He had to undergo a lot of poverty striken childhood. Economics degree from the same college. • Vijayan was once again caught amidst a controversy when he called 'Paul Chitilapally' (the bishop of Thamarassery in Kerala) "a wretched creature." He is elected from Dharmadom constituency. Raghavan left the party over the 'alternative document' row. Last Updated: 17th December, 2020 15:08 IST ED Now Begins Grilling Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's Additional Private Secretary Additional private Secretary to the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Raveendran, has appeared for questioning at the Kochi Enforcement Directorate office. Veena is married to Suneesh, an advocate in Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has promised help to the children of the Kerala couple - Rajan and Ambili - who died due to accidental immolation. Click on the “Options ”, it opens up the settings page. Education Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Union minister Harsh Vardhan asking to instead name the institute after someone associated with science. Lone BJP MLA supports resolution against farm laws: Why? Subsequently, he earned B.A. New Delhi: After Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) approached the State Election Commission (SEC) office alleging that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has violated the model code of conduct by promising free Covid-19 vaccine here amid local body polls, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) on Sunday issued a clarification saying that it is a promise made in the election manifesto. The classes are likely to begin in January first week. Pinarayi Vijayan born in a poor toddy tapper’s family in Kannur on 21st March 1944, to Mundayil Koran and Kalyani. After graduating school, he worked as a handloom weaver for a year before joining for Pre–university course in the Government Brennen College, Thalassery. T Veena had worked for 8 years in Oracle and then was the CEO of RP Techsoft. Eventually, he became Kerala state secretary in 1998. 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